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Marika Koroibete

Seta Tamanivalu

Temo Mayanavanua

Kitione Kamikamica

Semi Radradra

Josua Tuisova

Eroni Mawi

Netani Vakayalia

Buliruarua big for Bayonne

Top 14 - Eneriko Buliruarua put in a big performance for Bayonne scoring a try and punishing opposing players in defence. Bayonne defeated Brive 37-9. See Top 14 Page

Lyon too good

Top 14 - Josua Tuisova set up a try for Tavite Veredamu before scoring his own to seal the match for Lyon who beat Clermont 34-14. See Top 14 Page

Toshiba trio all score

League One - Toshiba Brave Lupus handed Kintetsu 1 60-14 belting. Michael Leitch, Seta Tamanivalu and Jone Naikabula all scored tries in the win. See League One Page

Drua win first Trial

Super Rugby Trials - The Fijian Drua won their trial against the Melbourne Rebels 24-0 after the scores being locked at 0 at the break. Tries to Kitione Salawa, Tuidraki Samusamuvodre, Iosefo Baleiwairiki & Joseva Tamani.

Verblitz with upset win

League One - Toyota Verblitz upset Kobelco Kobe 38-21 in their own backyard. Jone Nabetelevu scored his 2nd for the season while Viliame Tuidraki scored a try set up by his brother Vitaliai. See League One Page

Yato returns

Top 14 - Peceli Yato will play his first match in over 12 months for Clermont against Lyon. The representative backrower has been sidelined since his knee operation in December 2021. See Top 14 Page

Nakobukobua red hot

Nationale - Narbonne number 8 Luke Nakobukobua scored his 5th try of the season in their 18-30 loss to Albi. See Nationale Page

Seuvou out for season

Nationale 1 - Tarbes second rower Jone Seuvou's surgery on a neck injury went well according to the club's official statement. His recovery rules him out for the remainder of the season. See Nationale 1 Page

top tryscorers in
2023

Jone Naikabula
6
Kaminieli Rasaku
3
Marika Koroibete
3
Netani Vakayalia
3
Seta Tamanivalu
3

Most tries for the 2023 Calendar year. Based on competitions we cover.

Top tryscorers
Active comps r.u

Alivereti Raka
8
Jiuta Wainiqolo
7
Kaminieli Rasaku
7
Jone Naikabula
6
Mosese Mawalu
6

Most tries in active Rugby Union Competitions.

transfers/signings

Luke Nadurutalo CE

Signed with Colomiers Pro D2 until 2025.

Peni Ravai LHP

Signed with Qld Reds Super Rugby Pacific for 2023 season.

Tim Hoyt THP

Signed to Leicester Gallager Premiership main squad.

Tavite Veredamu CE

Leaving LOU Lyon Top 14 at end of season.

Noa Nakaitaci WG

Leaving LOU Lyon Top 14 at end of season.

Player of the
week

Josua Tuisova started at centre for Lyon and was at his best creating line breaks, scoring a try and setting up another. 

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Most Tries 2023 Calendar Year in Rugby union

Toshiba Brave Lupus winger Jone Naikabula has scored 6 tries since January 1st in the Japan League One Competition.

Jone Naikabula
6
Seta Tamanivalu
3
Kaminieli Rasaku
3
Marika Koroibete
3
Netani Vakayalia
3

Most Tries in active r.u competitions

Clermont winger Alivereti Raka has scored 7 tries in the 2022/2023 Top 14 Season and 1 in the Champions Cup.

Alivereti Raka
8
Jiuta Wainiqolo
7
Kaminieli Rasaku
7
Jone Naikabula
6
Mosese Mawalu
6
Kolinio Ramoka
5
Luke Nakobukobua
5
Joe Ravouvou
5
Henry Speight
5
Wame Naituvi
5
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